Glycocalyx Extraction

Santhat Lekhavadthanajai - SCMI - 3636187 gscslh at
Mon Jan 31 09:05:58 EST 1994

 Can anyone please suggest a simple, practical method to extract 
 bacterial glycocalyx from 1,000cc of Trypticase Soy Broth?
 (Culturing condition : 1 colony of bacteria was taken from TSB agar plate 
 and then cultured in 3% TSB broth for 72 hr, @ 37 C).

Santhat Lekhavadhanajai
Dept. of Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences
Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand
e-mail address : gscslh at

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